My piano students keep quitting

I’ve been talking to a lot of music teachers all over the world.  A common complaint is that there’s “too many distractions” in students lives nowadays.  They blame the Internet, or the video games, or soccer or Instagram or other social media. In my 8 years of running my kid-focused music studio, I have rarely experienced…

Let It Go – Easiest Beginner Piano Version

For the past few weeks, I received a lot of requests for an easy/beginner piano version of the phenomenal song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen.  Truth be told, this piece is a little difficult for the reason that it is an advanced song which includes big jumps in hand positions. However, I’ve decided to work on it bit…

Teaching Kids To Play Piano With All 10 Fingers Right Away

“Okay so you see this is a note.  This one is middle C and then this one over here is on a space and this is called F.” “What?  I don’t get it.” “Okay pay attention, this one is middle C and it’s got a line through it and then you play it with this…

French Childrens Song, Petit Papa, sheet music for beginners

This is an old French folk song called Petit Papá.  I created my own English translation for the lyrics to help my students who need something to sing as they play. Here it is with colored note heads as per my color system. You can download this sheet music as part of our Musicolor Method™…